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Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_7128

Internal Reference Number: FOI_7128

Date Request Received: 17/04/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 05/05/2023 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Active transport

Request Category: Private Individuals





 
Question Number 1:
Over the past five years, broken down by year -

a) how many staff members used the Cycle to Work scheme?

b) what percentage of staff was this?

c) what was the average value of the vouchers claimed on the scheme?

d) what was the number of those who took up the scheme, who then failed to complete, leaving the organisation with costs?
 
Answer To Question 1:
Over the past five years, broken down by year -

a) how many staff members used the Cycle to Work scheme?
2018 24
2019 23
2020 57
2021 37
2022 27
2023 <5


b) what percentage of staff was this?
2018 0.50%
2019 0.48%
2020 1.19%
2021 0.77%
2022 0.56%
2023 0.04%


c) what was the average value of the vouchers claimed on the scheme? £190.05

d) what was the number of those who took up the scheme, who then failed to complete, leaving the organisation with costs?

None recorded.
 
Question Number 2:
What tools does the organisation use to encourage cycling for their staff -

a) on a work basis

b) on a leisure/health basis
 
Answer To Question 2:
a) on a work basis - None

b) on a leisure/health basis -
- Cycle to work scheme
- Free events for staff e.g. Dr Bike Service day, Bike Marking Day with Wiltshire Police.
- Occasional days with rewards for cycling to work e.g. free hot drink
- Free E-bike loan scheme to trial an e-bike
- Active Travel membership of OHF for access to showers and changing facilities
- Bike shelters and racks around site
- Secure bike shelter at Nunton entrance
- Secure bike shelters for Accommodation blocks
- Active Travel locker room at OHF
 
Question Number 3:
With regards to staff, does the organisation -

a) have any monitoring for what modes of transport staff use -

i) for their journey to work

ii) for journeys during work time

b) and if this data is recorded, I request a copy of such data as detailed as it can be reasonably given, while still protecting personal data rights
 
Answer To Question 3:
a) have any monitoring for what modes of transport staff use -

i) for their journey to work - Yes, Staff survey for monitoring commute options and distances.

ii) for journeys during work time

b) and if this data is recorded, I request a copy of such data as detailed as it can be reasonably given, while still protecting personal data rights

 
Question Number 4:
How many of the following does the organisation have available for staff use

a) pedal cycles

b) electric bikes

c) motorbikes

d) internal combustion cars

e) electric or hybrid cars

f) internal combustion vans

g) electric or hybrid vans

h) heavy trucks
 
Answer To Question 4:
a) pedal cycles - 0

b) electric bikes - 5

c) motorbikes - 0

d) internal combustion cars - 9

e) electric or hybrid cars - 0

f) internal combustion vans - 10

g) electric or hybrid vans - 1

h) heavy trucks - 0

All of these with the exception of the electric bike are used by staff in the course of their duties
 
Question Number 5:
Does the organisation mileage scheme clearly state the claim rate for cycling
 
Answer To Question 5:
As per AfC manual 20p per mile
 
Question Number 6:
How many cycling miles have been claimed by the organisation's staff in the past five years
 
Answer To Question 6:
None
 
Question Number 7:
Regarding your current cycle to work scheme -

a) what scheme is currently in place

b) what is the maximum limit on the cost of a bike, if a limit is currently in place
 
Answer To Question 7:
a) what scheme is currently in place - Vivup

b) what is the maximum limit on the cost of a bike, if a limit is currently in place - £1,000
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